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Geotechnical Engineer - Norwich - Site Investigation

Ref no. BHN559559
Location Norwich, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

My client in Norwich are looking for Geotechnical Engineer's to work on site based schemes in the East and South-East of the UK. Ideally the right candidate will have 3-5 years experience with Logging, Rig Supervision and Trial Pitting.

Key skills required for this role

Site Investigation, Logging, Rig Supervision, Trial Pitting


Geotechnical Engineer, Site Investigation

Job description

  • Managing ground investigation contracts ensuring site works, monitoring, lab testing and reporting
  • meets our obligations safely, to the correct quality and agreed timescale.
  • Overseeing the output of Graduate/Site Engineers.
  • Client liaison.
  • Site works: Overseeing the delivery of site drilling and testing works ensuring performance meets with
  • our time, quality and safety standards.
  • Logging to BS5930 (on site and in lab).
  • Site works: Ensure the implementation of group/business safety procedures are in place and recording of
  • site-based non-conformances and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Site works: Support the management of field engineering activities to ensure investigative data is
  • obtained in accordance with the good practice and in line with our project obligations.
  • Site works: Ensure samples are organised and labelled appropriately to support efficient flow of samples
  • into the lab (where appropriate - set and check environmental and geotechnical lab testing schedules).
  • Lab support: When workload dictates, support lab/construction validation testing activities.
  • Reporting: Undertake 1st stage checking and validation of factual and interpretive ground investigation
  • reports (gain sign off from Geo-environmental Director for interpretative output).

Minimum Academic Qualifications: Degree in geotechnical/civil engineering.
Minimum Years' Experience: +3 years post graduate.
Minimum Geo-environmental Experience: +3 years site works and + 2 years reporting.
Professional Qualifications: Progression towards membership of professional body.
Dress Code: As appropriate when on site/yard and in office.
Other Requirements:
Strong teamworking capabilities and ability to work
under pressure.

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